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The city and country builder's and workman's treasury of designs : or, The art of drawing and working the ornamental parts of architecture. Illustrated by upwards of four hundred grand designs, neatly engraved one hundred and eighty-fix Copper plates, for piers, gates, doors, windowns, niches, buffets, cisterns, chimney pieces, tabernacle frames, pavements, frets, gulochi's, pulpits, types, altar pieces, monuments, fonts, obelisques, pedestals, for sun-dials, busto's and stone tables, book-cafes, cielings and iron works ; proprortioned by Aliquot Pars ; with an appendix of fourteen plates of strusses for girders and beams, different sorts of rafters, and a variety of roofs, &c ; to which are prefix'd the five orders of columns, according to Andrea Palladio ; whose members are apportioned by Aliquot Pars, in a more easy manner, than has yet been done ; the whole interspersed with sure rules for working all the varieties of raking members in pediments, modilions, &c. the like, for the immediate use of workmen, never published before in any language


Published 1741
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Signatures: [B] [superscript 2] C-G [superscript 2] H, 220 +14 plates

Raised bands on spine and title typed in gold lettering, and three quarters leather binding

First published 1740, without the last 14 plates--Cf. Dictionary of National Biography

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Publisher London : Printed for and sold by S. Harding on the Pavement in St. Martin's Lane
Pages 434
Language English
Call number 3363248
Digitizing sponsor NCSU Libraries
Book contributor NCSU Libraries
Collection americana
Notes Only the very first pages of this book are numbered.

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